EADS KC-X briefing: No protest

Here is a three page PDF of the slides from the Press Conference: EADS-NA Press Briefing Slides 3-04-11. EADS today confirmed widely reported stories that it will not protest the USAF contract award of the KC-X tanker to… Read More

Tanker updates: More financial analysis, 2020 market share

As interested parties and aviation geeks wait for EADS to make (likely not) and announce its decision (as soon as March 4) on whether to protest the USAF contract to Boeing on the KC-X aerial tanker, more updates… Read More

Concern grows over mum Air Force, but EADS won’t protest, says Reuters

Update, 10:30 PST: Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute, who has come in for our share of criticism for his unabashed bashing of Airbus and subsidies as it relates to the KC-X competition, has this very good essay… Read More